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summer camp at home resources

Below you can find links to the resources inside our Summer Camp at Home pack.


Week 1: Bug week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • (watercolor) paper
  • paint
  • markers and crayons
  • big paint brush
  • tape
  • glue
  • muffin tin
  • scissors (use safety scissors for young kids or do the cutting for them)

Supplies to get:

Book list:


Week 2: Dinosaur week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • markers and crayons
  • paint
  • paper
  • scissors
  • playdough
  • small craft supplies
  • a bin (or other container)
  • tray

Recycled materials:

  • big piece of cardboard

Supplies to get:


Book list:

Movie ideas (check the trailers and recommended age for the movies to see if they are suitable for your kids):

The Good Dinosaur

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

The Land Before Time

Walking with Dinosaurs” (a series by BBC Natural History Unit)


Week 3: Space week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • (watercolor) paper
  • drawing supplies (crayons, markers)
  • big piece of paper (preferably 9×12″)
  • watercolor paint
  • stapler
  • a book about space (or a picture of the solar system)
  • glue
  • stuffing (paper napkins, crumpled paper, or bubble wrap)
  • scissors (use safety scissors for young kids or do the cutting for them)
  • (optional) hole puncher

Recycled materials:

  • paper tubes
  • cardboard

Supplies to get:

Book list:

Movie list:


Week 4: Game week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • markers
  • paint
  • small ball
  • (optional) painter’s tape
  • tray (and small items to put on the tray)
  • tea towel
  • big piece of paper
  • glue
  • dice (from a board game you already have)

Recycled materials:

  • paper tubes

Supplies to get:


Week 5: Rainbow week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • (watercolor) paper
  • watercolor paint
  • tape
  • pencil
  • white crayon (or oil pastel)
  • a piece of ribbon or string
  • markers / crayons
  • glue
  • scissors (use safety scissors for young kids or do the cutting for them)

Recycled materials:

  • long paper tube (from paper towels)

Supplies to get:

  • crepe paper
  • materials for the collage: pieces of colored paper, pom poms, colored stickers, colored glitter or glitter glue, craft gems, pieces of colored yarn, colored buttons, pieces of tissue paper (you don’t need all these materials, just use what you have at hand)
  • washi tape
  • big piece of black paper (preferably 9×12″)
  • colored paper

Book list:


Week 6: Building week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • (watercolor) paper
  • paint
  • drawing supplies (crayons, markers)
  • small toy animals and cars
  • hole puncher (if you don’t have one, you can find alternative options mentioned in the activity)
  • LEGO base plate
  • colorful LEGO bricks
  • marble (if you don’t have one, you can use playdough to create a small ball instead)
  • tape
  • glue
  • (optional) aluminium foil

Supplies to get:

Book list:

Movie ideas (check the trailers and recommended age for the movies to see if they are suitable for your kids):


Week 7: Pirate week

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

Recycled materials:

  • recycled milk carton
  • recycled egg carton
  • paper tube (from a paper towel roll)

Supplies to get:


Book list:


Week 8: Under the Sea

Supply list:

Materials you probably already have:

  • (watercolor) paper
  • paint
  • markers and crayons
  • big paint brush
  • tape
  • glue
  • muffin tin
  • scissors (use safety scissors for young kids or do the cutting for them)

Supplies to get:

Book list:

Movie ideas:


I hope you and your kids will enjoy trying the ideas inside the summer camp! Have fun and make the most of every day!